Nonlinear Pulse Propagation in Fibre Gratings

  • B. J. Eggleton
  • C. Martijn de Sterke
  • R. E. Slusher
Conference paper
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 91)


A set of high-intensity pulse propagation experiments in optical fibre gratings, leading to slow propagation and soliton formation, is discussed. The results are analyzed using the nonlinear Schrödinger equation, which applies in almost the entire regime we consider here. Indeed, good quantitative agreement between experiments and theory and numerical calculations is found, except perhaps where second-order soliton dynamics is prominent.


Couple Mode Equation Soliton Formation Soliton Compression Fundamental Soliton Incoming Pulse 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. J. Eggleton
    • 1
  • C. Martijn de Sterke
    • 2
    • 3
  • R. E. Slusher
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesLucent TechnologiesMurray HillUSA
  2. 2.School of PhysicsUniversity of SydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Australian Photonics CRCAustralian Technology ParkEveleighAustralia

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